dor`si*bran`chi*a"ta (?), n. pl. [NL., from L. dorsum back + branchiae gills.] Zool.

A division of chaetopod annelids in which the branchiae are along the back, on each side, or on the parapodia. [See Illusts. under Annelida and Chaetopoda.]

 

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